China’s dams are worsening drought conditions downstream the Mekong River, storing and controlling up to 50 percent of its waters, experts say.
Hanoi has become the world’s seventh most polluted capital city, even worse than Beijing, a new IQ AirVisual report says.
The Prey Preah Roka Forest community has asked for legal action against forest crimes after nine patrols since early last year led to the discovery of 98 forest offences.
The seizures included over 230.8 tons of teak. 64 offenders were charged, along with the seizure of 45 vehicles and machinery.
Families were evicted from their farms with little compensation, and the project was rife with reports of child labour and unsafe work practices.
Coal would provide about 37% of Vietnam’s electricity by 2025 instead of half as previously planned. Renewable power would help fill the gap.